There will be no school in Hopkins County on Thursday, March 5. Winter Storm Warning in effect until Thursday, 6:00 AM CST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service.
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

What is Today v3 turquoise 300KENTUCKY (6/11/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.

Frank Morris, John Anglin and Clarence Anglin became the only prisoners to successfully escape from the prison on Alcatraz Island 51 years ago.

Christa Tybus of London set the record of 24½ hours of hula-hoop 34 years ago.

"Jurassic Park" opened, sets box office weekend record of $502 million 20 years ago.

A Texas mother was hit by lightning while standing in her kitchen inside her Texas home. Witnesses say the lightning came through a light fixture and struck her chest and exited her foot. Her 9-year-old son franticly called 9-1-1 to save her life. She had to spend three days in the hospital. All this happened 4 years ago.

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
springhour
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 18,096.90
-106.47 (-0.58%)    
2 S&P 2,098.53
-9.25 (-0.44%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,967.14
-12.76 (-0.26%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

March 02, 2015 9077

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
February 25, 2015 8390

Multi-Agency Investigation Nets Large-Scale Meth…

in Top News For All Sites by Trooper Stu Recke
February 24, 2015 8200

Two Charged in Central City Meth Bust

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Trooper Stu Recke
February 25, 2015 6327

New Asian Restaurant Coming to Madisonville

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
February 24, 2015 5389

School Board Holding Special Called Meeting

in Muhlenberg News by Sherri Miller
March 03, 2015 5036

Three Arrested during Traffic Stop

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

February 12, 2015

UPDATE: Name of Pennyrile Fatality Officially…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
February 09, 2015

Police Pursue Man after Fight at Taco Bell

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 03, 2015 5036

Three Arrested during Traffic Stop

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 03, 2015 2894

Sacramento Man Charged with Rape, Sodomy

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
March 03, 2015 2124

Superintendent: Spring Break Won't be Touched…

in Hopkins News by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 03, 2015 2102

Madisonville Man Charged for Robbery in Greenville

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Greenville Police Department
March 03, 2015 1292

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 3, 2015

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
March 03, 2015 1216

Baptist Health Madisonville Now Offering…

in Hopkins News by Kristy Quinn
March 03, 2015 1180

SHMS Dance Team Places in State Championship

in Hopkins News by South Hopkins Middle School
March 03, 2015 1153

Militant Crazy Religion, Avoid the Damage

in General News For All Sites by Dr. Glenn Mollette
March 03, 2015 1141

Local Students Place in Stanley Lewis Cultural…

in Hopkins News by Joyce Riggs
March 03, 2015 1108

SurfKY News Exclusive: John Conlee Talks of 40…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News